MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University’s 2012 Beef Conference – Thriving in the New Beef Economy, will be held Aug. 9 in Frick Auditorium of K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Manhattan.

“We’ve had an interesting year in the beef industry and we have an equally exciting lineup of topics and speakers for this year’s conference,” said Larry Hollis, veterinarian with K-State Research and Extension.

For the convenience of those who are not able to travel to Manhattan in person, the conference will be broadcast remotely to several sites around Kansas.

More information about K-State’s 2012 Beef Conference will be available in coming weeks at and on the K-State Research and Extension website at